Palestinian Protests in Gaza/West Bank Turn Violent;IDF Targets Gaza Sites After Rocket Launches into Southern Israel

Several thousand Palestinians protested along the Gaza border on Friday the thirteenth after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned that war with terror groups in the Gaza Strip could break out at “any moment.” About 4,000 took part in the demonstrations with several hundred rioting by throwing rocks and explosive devices at IDF troops. The IDF responded with tear gas. The Gaza Health Ministry said 30 people were wounded, including 15 by live fire. In clashes the week before, two Palestinian teens were killed, which the IDF called “especially violent.” Reported by The Times of Israel. Read more…

The following day dozens of Palestinians in the West Bank were reported hurt in clashes with Israeli soldiers in Eizariya. Forty-six people required treatment at an East Jerusalem suburb hospital. Reported by The Times of Israel. Read more…

The IDF targeted 15 sites in Gaza on September 11 after two rockets were fired at southern Israel. Both rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system. No injuries or damage were reported. Reported by Fox News. Read more…

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was briefly pulled offstage during a campaign rally due to the attack. Netanyahu told attendees to remain calm and take cover before being escorted off the stage by security. Reported by Fox News. Read more…